PNS Daily Newscast - June 4, 2020 

Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd now face criminal charges; faith leaders call for action against racial injustice.

2020Talks - June 4, 2020 

The 2020 Census, delayed because of the new coronavirus, is ramping back up to provide an accurate count so, among other things, states can redraw districts for 2021 and 2022. Plus, national figures across the country decry President Trump's response to protests.

Archive: May 8, 2015

PHOTO: The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 23rd annual food drive tomorrow. People are encouraged to leave a sturdy bag containing non-perishable foods next to their mailbox before the regular mail delivery on Saturday. Photo credit: Flickr Commons.

AUSTIN, Texas - U.S. postal workers will be hard at work this Saturday collecting non-perishable food donations for needy families. The annual Stamp Out Hunger event, held on the second Saturday in May, will take place in 10,000 cities and towns in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Ri ...Read More

PHOTO: The ACLU of Pennsylvania says a settlement in a class action suit it helped bring should mean the hiring of more minority police officers in Pittsburgh, ease somewhat strained relations in the city and prevent problems such as those seen recently in Baltimore. Picture courtesy of Wikipedia/VOA.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A new agreement on Pittsburgh police hiring is designed to mean more minority officers - and the Pennsylvania ACLU says that should ease the chance of future conflicts. Plaintiffs and the city have settled a class action suit over charges that the selection process was biased agai ...Read More

PHOTO: Ohio's proposed state budget is suggesting cuts that would make it harder for low-income women, including those who are pregnant, to access and maintain coverage through Medicaid. Photo credit: hugrakka/Flickr.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - As Ohioans celebrate their mothers this weekend, state lawmakers are considering cuts that could affect the health of soon-to-be moms and their babies. The proposed two-year budget narrows Medicaid eligibility for pregnancy. Columbus Health Commissioner Dr. Teresa Long said the cut ...Read More

PHOTO: Hundreds of thousands of pounds of food are expected to be collected in Utah during Saturday's Stamp Out Hunger food drive during which letter carriers collect bags of food left by  mailboxes. Photo courtesy Utah Food Bank.

SALT LAKE CITY - Thousands of people in Utah will be joining forces with letter carriers Saturday for one of the nation's biggest food drives. Ginette Bott, chief development officer for the Utah Food Bank, said Stamp Out Hunger helps communities across the state feed families that are struggling t ...Read More

PHOTO: For most teachers, teaching is more than just a job, and with the school year winding down it is a good time to tell a teacher,

PIERRE, S.D. - The school year is winding down across the state, and with end-of-the-year tests and graduations, it can be easy to forget what teachers and students have achieved together. Mary McCorkle, president of the South Dakota Education Association, said most of us were lucky to have that sp ...Read More

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